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No, they weren't paid. They were just there to tell people how great the job was, and it lasted for about 20 minutes. Given our industry was not doing so good then, the ones I invited considered it their personal mission to make more people choose the profession.
I forgot to mention in my last message that the company gave them "thank you" presents. :)
On Behalf Of Stuart Burnfield
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 1:46 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Freelancing Technical Writing
Did these experts get paid? I might be misunderstanding the situation, but
it sounds as though you were asking her to donate her time to help you do a
job you were getting paid for, but were a little offended when she asked if
you would share your materials.
iam nobody88 <iamnobody888 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I was setting up some in-house technical writing training for
> my employer then, and wanted to get some experts to give
> the newbies some advice on the profession.
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